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October 11, 2014

Sapper John William Lavars

by vipsinc

Sapper William John Lavars (1065), 3rd Australian Tunnelling Company, was a 40 year old miner from Creswick, who enlisted on 25-11-1915 in Kargoolie W.A. Killed in action 12 September 1916, in France.

 

We would like to add more details about this tunneller to our wiki and wondered if anyone has any information about him, or even perhaps a photograph?
http://www.miningmudmedals.org/William_John_Lavars

Lavars burial

 

Listed on the Creswick honour board:
http://www.creswicksmeatonrsl.org.au/honour-boards-3.html

 

 

http://www.awm.gov.au/people/rolls/R1640131/ 

 

 

Photo of original burial site via the Nation Archives of Australia.and photo of Australian War Memorial Wall.

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